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Sheedy, Ally

Works: 169 works in 449 publications in 5 languages and 14,312 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Fiction  Suspense fiction  Juvenile works  Christian fiction  Interviews  Science fiction films  Comedy films  Criticism, interpretation, etc  History 
Roles: Actor, Author, Producer, Performer, Narrator, Creator
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
Most widely held works by Ally Sheedy
The breakfast club by Emilio Estevez( Visual )
34 editions published between 1985 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 3,000 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Five high school students-- a Rebel, an Athlete, a Brain, a Princess and a Basketcase-- find themselves thrown together serving a Saturday morning detention. They do not have much in common, except giving up their day, sitting in the school library, and writing an essay for the principal. At first, they argue and hate each other, but after smoking some of the Rebel's marijuana, they begin to pour their hearts out to each other. They talk about their fears, secrets, deepest emotions, and problems
Short circuit by John Badham( Visual )
37 editions published between 1986 and 2014 in 3 languages and held by 1,608 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
After a short circuit during an electrical storm, a military robot escapes and finds a home with a young woman
WarGames by Matthew Broderick( Visual )
18 editions published between 1983 and 2013 in 4 languages and held by 1,205 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Young electronics wizard David Lightman unwittingly hooks into America's supersecret wargames computer and the world is suddenly threatened with nuclear annihilation
St. Elmo's fire by Joel Schumacher( Visual )
19 editions published between 1985 and 2010 in 3 languages and held by 1,103 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Seven friends, recent college graduates, search for a place in the real world and face the issues of career and commitment. Against the backdrop of St. Elmo's, their local hang-out, they save, betray and love each one another as only the closest of friends can
Welcome to the Rileys by Jake Scott( Visual )
3 editions published in 2011 in English and held by 705 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Doug and Louise have been married for many years, but their marriage began to grow cold after their teenage daughter was killed in a car accident. When Doug goes to New Orleans to attend a convention, he meets Mallory, a teenage stripper/prostitute who is on a path to self-destruction. Doug decides to help her whether she appreciates it or not. This act will help to heal his marriage
Cradle and all by James Patterson( Recording )
6 editions published in 2000 in English and held by 677 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Anne Fitzgerald, a former nun turned private investigator, is hired to investigate the immaculate conceptions of two young women
Only the lonely by Chris Columbus( Visual )
10 editions published between 1991 and 2014 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 537 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Comedy about a 38-year old Chicago cop who still lives with his mother, a domineering widow used to controlling her son's life. When he meets and falls in love with a young woman, Mama sets out to break up the romance
Betsy's wedding ( Visual )
4 editions published between 1990 and 2011 in English and held by 473 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
An eccentric family copes with a daughter's wedding. Coping includes accidental meetings with the mob, oddball romances, revenge schemes and more!
High art by Lisa Cholodenko( Visual )
25 editions published between 1998 and 2009 in 3 languages and held by 450 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
This film depicts a naive young woman whose stock rises at a pretentious art magazine because of her budding relationship with a once brilliant photographer who had a breakdown years ago. The question is how deeply Syd is willing to immerse herself in Berliner's hedonistic, heroin-infused, lesbian lifestyle
She was nice to mice : the other side of Elizabeth I's character never before revealed by previous historians by Ally Sheedy( Book )
6 editions published between 1975 and 1977 in English and held by 420 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The memoirs of a literary mouse living at the court of Elizabeth I reveal the public and private life of the Queen and her courtiers
Bad boys by Rick Rosenthal( Visual )
16 editions published between 1983 and 2011 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 395 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"Mick O'Brien is a young Chicago street thug torn between a life of petty crime and the love of his girlfriend. When the heist of a local drug dealer goes tragically wrong, Mick is sentenced to a brutal juvenile prison where violence is a rite of passage and respect is measured in vengeance. Can a bad boy on the edge of salvation find the heart to survive a manhood on the verge of murder?"--Container
Life during wartime by Todd Solondz( Visual )
6 editions published between 2010 and 2014 in English and held by 325 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Independent filmmaker Todd Solondz explores contemporary American existence and the nature of forgiveness with his customary dry humor and queasy precision. The film functions as a distorted mirror image of Solondz's acclaimed 1998 dark comedy Happiness, its emotionally stunted characters now groping for the possibility of change in a post-9/11 world. Shot in expressionistic tones, Solondz's film finds the humor in the tragic and the tragic in the everyday
Cover girl culture awakening the media generation ( Visual )
3 editions published between 2009 and 2011 in English and held by 279 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
In this documentary, former Elite International fashion model, Nicole Clark, calls for a necessary change, integrity and responsible media for our youth. This is an examination of how advertising and the cult of celebrity have deeply and negatively impacted teens and young women. The film juxtaposes ads and interviews with editors from top fashion magazines with revealing interviews of parents, teachers, psychologists, body image experts, and the girls themselves
Maid to order by Amy Holden Jones( Visual )
11 editions published between 1987 and 2002 in English and held by 236 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A fairy godmother turns a rich, bored brat into a homeless, penniless outsider who is forced to work as a maid for two wealthy social climbers
Day zero ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2008 in English and held by 200 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The military draft has been reinstated. Three best friends--George, a successful lawyer, Dixon, a tough-as-nails cab driver, and Feller, a writer with a lot of insecurities--are drafted into the Army and given 30 days to report for duty. In that time, the three friends will be forced to confront everything they believe about courage, duty, love, friendship and honor
Yesterday I saw the sun : poems by Ally Sheedy( Book )
2 editions published in 1991 in English and held by 193 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Amnesia ( Visual )
7 editions published between 1996 and 2006 in 3 languages and held by 173 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Paul Keller finge su muerte para que su mujer, Martha, cobre el dinero correspondiente a su seguro de vida, mientras él inicia una nueva vida con su amante. Sin embargo, un fuerte golpe en la cabeza, le provocará amnesia antes de poder llevar a cabo su plan
Don't you forget about me ( Visual )
2 editions published between 2009 and 2010 in English and held by 158 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
In 1991, filmmaker John Hughes disappeared from Hollywood. In 2008, four filmmakers went to find him. Documenting their search through interviews of the people with whom Hughes had worked and fans of his films. Those interviewed include Ilan Mitchell-Smith, Ally Sheedy, Judd Nelson, Kelly LeBrock, Mia Sara, Alan Ruck, Roger Ebert, and the band Simple Minds
Citizen Jane ( Visual )
2 editions published between 2011 and 2012 in English and held by 141 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Jane Alexander lives an enviable life in San Francisco with handsome Tom O'Donnell. But her idyllic life is shattered when her beloved, elderly aunt is brutally murdered, and police detective Jack Morris convinces Jane that Tom is the killer. Heartbreak turns to horror when Jane discovers Tom has disappeared with her money, leaving her near bankrupt. This betrayal will prompt Jane to go on a thirteen-year journey to track down her ex and ultimately bring her aunt's killer to justice
Heart of Dixie ( Visual )
3 editions published between 1990 and 2001 in English and held by 117 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
When a pampered white college student witnesses the brutal racial beating of a young black man at a rock 'n roll concert she decides to stand up for what she believes is right
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Audience level: 0.17 (from 0.06 for She was ni ... to 1.00 for Blue city ...)
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Alternative Names
Sheedy, Alexandra Elizabeth
Sheedy, Alexandra Elizabeth 1962-
Sheedy, Ally 1962-
シーディ, A. E